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Mandatory baselines being removed in ZENworks 2017 Patch Management

Darrin VandenBos

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August 10, 2016 10:35 am

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Patch policies were introduced in the ZENworks 11 SP3 release with the intent to eventually replace the Mandatory Baseline functionality. Mandatory baselines can be used to deploy a base set of specific patches to a group of devices. Patch policies provide the same capability (deploying specific patches), but add the flexibility to deploy patches via …

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Categories: Endpoint Management, ZENworks, ZENworks Configuration Management, ZENworks Patch Management, ZENworks Suite

Hello ZENworks Community!

Vikram Derebail

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August 2, 2016 3:22 pm

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My name is Vikram Derebail and I’ve joined the ZENworks Team as the Product Manager for ZENworks Asset Management (ZAM) in the ZENworks Product Suite. I’ve been recently recognized by IAITAM as a Certified Software Asset Manager. Over the next couple of weeks, I will be taking you through the new features in ZAM which …

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Categories: Endpoint Management, Technical, ZENworks, ZENworks Asset Management, ZENworks Configuration Management, ZENworks Linux Management, ZENworks Reporting, ZENworks Suite

ZENworks Patch Management Support for Windows 10 Updates

Darrin VandenBos

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July 21, 2016 10:26 am

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Starting with Windows 10, Microsoft changed their business model for operating system delivery and support. Over the last several months, I’ve received lots of questions about how ZENworks Patch Management handles “Windows 10 updates.” In response to these questions, here’s a short review of Microsoft’s new model and how ZENworks supports this model. Review of …

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Categories: Endpoint Management, Technical, ZENworks, ZENworks Configuration Management, ZENworks Patch Management, ZENworks Suite

ZENworks 2017: One Tool To Rule Them All

Gil Cattelain

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June 13, 2016 1:35 pm

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Right now there is a major transformation happening in the Endpoint Management market as client management services are converging with mobile device management services. Driving this transformation is widespread demand from IT managers to control all endpoints from a single pane of glass. This demand, in fact, has led to the emergence of a new …

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Categories: Expert Views, General, PR Blog, Technical, ZENworks, ZENworks Configuration Management

Now Is a Great Time to Migrate to Windows 10

Gil Cattelain

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May 2, 2016 3:52 pm

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Back when Microsoft released Windows 10 last July, your business didn’t budge. Instead of migrating immediately to the new version, your company decided to continue using its existing software in an attempt to play it safe and avoid the inevitable bugs that were bound to arise. You’re not the only one dragging your feet. At …

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Out-of-Date Apps Could Expose Your Network to Ransomware

Gil Cattelain

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April 21, 2016 3:03 pm

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It’s every business professional’s worst nightmare: Trying to log in to your computer, only to receive notification that your computer has been hijacked, and the only way to regain access is to pay a hefty ransom via Bitcoin. Suffice it to say, this type of malware—called ransomware—can be absolutely devastating, as it means having to …

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Categories: Endpoint Management, Expert Views, General, PR Blog, Technical, ZENworks

Ten Reasons to Upgrade to Windows 10 Using ZENworks Configuration Management

Gil Cattelain

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January 4, 2016 2:00 pm

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Chances are likely that your IT department is contemplating a Windows 10 migration in the New Year. In fact, recent research from Spiceworks indicates that Windows 10 migration is included in 47 percent of IT professionals’ 2016 budgets as a top operating system project. Yet, planning a Windows 10 migration and efficiently executing it are …

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When Was the Last Time Your IT Team Went Home Early on Friday?

Gil Cattelain

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May 28, 2015 3:49 pm

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It’s 4 p.m. on a midsummer Friday afternoon, and most of the people in your organization are already at home enjoying the weekend thanks to your business’s flexible summer hours policy. Instead of relaxing with a cool drink in your hand, however, you and your fellow IT workers are still pounding away at your keyboards …

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Wake Up and Recognize the Demand for User-Centric Workspaces

Gil Cattelain

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March 6, 2015 10:39 am

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Let’s face it: It’s not always easy to get work done in the office. First, you need to actually get to the office by battling through morning traffic. Then, once you manage to find parking and sit down at your desk, there are constant distractions and interruptions that can get in the way of your …

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ZCM 11 SP3 Agent registration with non-persistent VMware View 5.3 VDI Desktops

Maarten Pennink

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February 18, 2015 11:12 am

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Score:4.33

We want to use ZENworks Configuration Management to manage our Windows 7 FAT desktops and VDI desktops. In our environment we were struggling to get our non-persistent VMware Windows 7 desktops registered in the ZCM Zone. After the Quickprep process (VMware KB) some desktops did not register or registered with an extra guid in the …

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